Pytheas of Massalia was a Greek geographer and explorer from the Greek
colony of Massalia ... He is the first person on record to describe the Midnight Sun
. ... Pliny says that Timaeus (born about 3...
The discoverer of tin is unknown. However, this element dates back to ancient
times. The chemical symbol for tin is Sn, and it has an atomic number of...
An answer to the question: A list of the elements and who discovered them. ... as
gold, silver and iron, have been known since ancient times, so it is impossible to
credit a single person for their discovery. .... Tin, Known since ancient times ?
Nowadays, tin is an absolutely important element in the world economy and is
used in a ... Let us find out how this useful metal came into existence in the first
place... ... Around 3,000 B.C. Joseph of Arimathea, the person who is said to have
Before the discovery of bronze, many metal items were made out of copper. ....
First, the metal to be plated can simply be dipped in molten (liquid) tin and then ...
A copper pendant discovered in what is now northern Iraq has been dated to
about ... Bronze is an alloy of copper and tin, aluminum, silicon, and beryllium.
But was Benjamin Franklin really the first person to discover electricity? Maybe
not! At the turn ... The clay pot contained copper plates, tin alloy, and an iron rod.
The development of civilisation has relied heavily on the discovery of metals. ... (5
) Tin, (ca) 1750BC - First smelted in combination with copper around 3500 BC ...
Although elements such as gold, silver, tin, copper, lead and mercury have been
known since antiquity, the first scientific discovery of an element occurred in ...
Historical background to Tungsten and Wolfram discovery and uses through the
ages. ... Foam appeared on the surface of the tin melt and a heavy deposit
formed in ... The first person who mentioned the mineral was Axel Frederik
Cronstedt in ...